UNK mass media honor society inducts seven new members

UNK Students in Mass Media members recently inducted include, front row left to right, Cheyanne Diessner and Alana Kellen;  back row left to right, Owen Bridges, Marcus Wagner, Britney Manuel and Yu Jin Oh.
UNK Students in Mass Media members recently inducted include, front row left to right, Cheyanne Diessner and Alana Kellen; back row left to right, Owen Bridges, Marcus Wagner, Britney Manuel and Yu Jin Oh.

KEARNEY – Students in Mass Media, an honor society for University of Nebraska at Kearney students studying journalism and mass communication, recently inducted seven new members.

Members of Students in Mass Media (SIMM) must be full-time students at UNK pursuing a major or minor in a mass communication field. They also must have at least a sophomore class standing and 3.2 overall grade-point average.

SIMM provides resume- and career-building opportunities for members, as well as interactions with professionals in their fields of interest. The organization also provides services and opportunities for the community and campus. Members meet twice a month to discuss current matters, and they place promotional inserts from businesses in The Antelope student newspaper to help fund the organization.

New members (listed by hometown)
Aurora – Cheyanne Diessner
Columbus – Marcus Wagner
Kearney – Belinda Baker
Madison – Alana Kellen
Minden – Owen Bridges
Omaha – Britney Manuel
Seoul, South Korea – Yu Jin Oh

Current officers
McCook – Amelia Cooper, president
North Platte – Jessica Moser, vice president
Spalding – Tori Valasek, secretary
West Point – Haley Pierce, treasurer
Waco – Mackenzie Crowder, media

 

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